Man gropes girl in Times Square, punches her dad in the face

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A man groped a 13-year-old girl in Times Square and then punched her father in the face, police said Wednesday.

The attacker grabbed the girl’s backside on the sidewalk at W. 43 St. near Seventh Ave. about 7:30 p.m. Aug. 7, cops said.

The girl’s 55-year-old father intervened and the man hit him in the face. He suffered a cut to his face and was treated at the scene, police said.

The assailant, who was wearing a Boston Red Sox t-shirt, ran off and police were still looking for him.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS.